"Sports is a game. You need to play by the rules." -John Baxter
For all athletes' endzone signs-of-the-cross and pointing to heaven between innings, very few actually live by any religious rubric.
The past year has been punctuated by the standard bevy of spectacular championship titles, seedy controversy, underdog ascents and dynasty collapses. And through it all, no commandment was left unturned.
Here's a look at the wild sins of the sports that came out of 2008.